If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.